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London Fog Alcoholic Drink

History for London Fog Alcoholic Drink

Earl Gray tea, milk, and vanilla syrup are combined in the London Fog tea latte (or honey).

The addition of lavender to most modern versions of the drink was made by Starbucks when it first introduced the drink to its menu.

The drink was invented in 1997.   When a pregnant woman named Mary Loria ordered a latte with Earl Gray tea at Vancouver’s Buckwheat Café.

Ingredients for London Fog Alcoholic Drink

  • 1 Earl Grey tea bag (2 teaspoons loose tea)
  • 1 teaspoon dried lavender buds
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 cup very fresh whole milk (or oat milk for vegan)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions for London Fog Alcoholic Drink


  1. Using the Earl Grey tea bag, lavender buds, and water, make the tea. Allow for 2 to 3 minutes of steeping time until a strong flavor emerges.
  2. Remove the lavender buds from the mixture and toss in the honey.
  3. Combine the milk and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl. Follow these steps to steam or froth the milk: How to Steam Milk (in an espresso machine) or Froth Milk (handheld whisk).
  4. Fill two tea glasses halfway with tea. Pour the milk and foam into the center of the teapot gently.

Nutrition Info for London Fog Alcoholic Drink

Fat 0.5 g Fiber 0 g
Carbs 40 g Protein 14 g

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